Evanov Communications Inc., owner and operator of 19 radio stations across Canada, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Canada’s #1 radio streaming service, iHeart Radio Canada.

Toronto, Ontario – Effective December 1, 2017, iHeart Radio Canada is home to the online streams of all Evanov Communications Inc. owned stations. The addition of wildly popular stations such as Z103.5 (CHR-Toronto / GTA), Live 105 (Rock-Halifax), Energy 106 (CHR-Winnipeg), Hot Country 103.5 (Country-Halifax) and more, along with the Jewel Radio franchise (Easy listening-GTA, Ottawa, Meaford, Hudson, Brantford, etc), combined with the 1,000 radio stations of every genre from across North America already available on iHeart Radio will solidify the brand as Canada’s go-to source for radio streams and entertainment.

In this competitive radio landscape, we need to be accessible in as many places as possible.  This is a bold and exciting move for the company. Streaming on consolidated platforms like iHeart Radio is the future of our industry,” says Paul Evanov, Evanov Communications Inc.’s VP of Programming. “iHeart Radio Canada produces concerts, award shows, private showcases and festivals that our stations will be part of in the form of ticket giveaways and on-air talent participation.  They have a major promotional campaign underway that will give our stations unprecedented exposure.”

iHeartRadio Canada is free to Canadians and is available to stream on the web and a variety of iOS and Android platforms including Apple Watch, Apple Car Play, and Android Auto. As well, iHeartRadio Canada is now available to stream on Sonos devices, with more compatible platforms to be announced in the coming weeks.

iHeartRadio Canada is the go-to source for people who are passionate about music and artists, and we’re thrilled to deliver more content to fans across Canada with the launch of our newly enhanced app,” said Rob Farina, Bell Media’s Head of Radio Content, Strategy, and iHeartRadio Canada. “With further access to diverse music and content, iHeartRadio Canada continues to bring unmatched access to Canadians with more platforms, exclusive features, live events, and more artist engagement.”

Evanov Communications Inc. remains one of Canada’s largest independent broadcasters with stations serving major markets such as Toronto / GTA, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Halifax, Brantford, Hudson and more.

For more information about Evanov Communications Inc., visit: www.evanovradio.com

For further information and media Inquiries contact:

Paul Evanov, 416-213-1035 or paul@evanovradio.com

Adam Slinn, 416.384.2139 or adam.slinn@bellmedia.ca


About iHeartRadio Canada

iHeartRadio, a best-in-class customizable digital listening experience and live events brand, is now in Canada through a partnership between Bell Media and iHeartMedia. A leader in innovative radio programming throughout Canada, Bell Media features the country’s most dynamic, popular, and respected radio brands, including Toronto’s CHUM FM, Canada’s #1 FM station, and the ÉNERGIE group in Québec, as well as international brands like Virgin Radio. In the U.S., iHeartRadio has surpassed 90 million registered users, reaching milestones at a rate faster than Facebook or any other streaming music service. In addition, iHeartRadio’s registered user milestone does not account for the millions of listeners who tune into iHeartRadio’s live radio streams without registering.

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